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Forum: Attribution Help Sep 11, 2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,973
Posted By AlexB
Hi !st coin is an Ptolemaic Egyptian AE, not...

Hi

!st coin is an Ptolemaic Egyptian AE, not sure which King but you could find a close match with some perserverance. Perhaps middle C3 BC but wide range of dates possible here.

The last is from...
Forum: Roman Dec 12, 2012, 04:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,164
Posted By AlexB
Hi 3/4 facing perhaps? Nice medallion. Alex

Hi

3/4 facing perhaps?

Nice medallion.

Alex
Forum: Lost or Stolen Coins Nov 29, 2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 136,663
Posted By AlexB
Hey Mark That's terrible news, I hope it can all...

Hey Mark

That's terrible news, I hope it can all be tracked down in due course. Quite hard to move some of these items I would think. Any insurance..?

Sympathies and best regards

Alex
Forum: Attribution Help Nov 12, 2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,133
Posted By AlexB
I would go for Eastern issue if not imitation....

I would go for Eastern issue if not imitation. Some Seleucid mint methinks.

Brgds

Alex
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Nov 12, 2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 94,022
Posted By AlexB
Cashflow problems? Surely not.

Cashflow problems? Surely not.
Forum: Attribution Help Aug 23, 2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,005
Posted By AlexB
On reflection check out Cypriot references first...

On reflection check out Cypriot references first - the execution is good and many Samarian/Philistinian coins copy them..

Alex
Forum: Forgery Alerts Aug 19, 2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 14,670
Posted By AlexB
Interesting to see that such experts are not...

Interesting to see that such experts are not immune to buying/selling fakes though. HB seems to have done the decent thing, I guess Antiqua seemingly hasn't because he has no proof it IS a fake? I'm...
Forum: Attribution Help Aug 19, 2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,005
Posted By AlexB
Obol fraction

Hi

Possibly Samarian? I have this book somewhere I think but not on me right now.

http://www.amazon.com/Samarian-Coinage-Publications-Numismatic-Society/dp/9652229652

Or maybe Cypriot. Feels like...
Forum: Conferences, Symposiums, Exhibits, and Collections Jan 3, 2012, 01:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 12,499
Posted By AlexB
Wish I could join but alas not... Happy New Year...

Wish I could join but alas not...

Happy New Year all!
Forum: Attribution Help Apr 18, 2011, 01:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,213
Posted By AlexB
Arich You're a better man than me to see...

Arich

You're a better man than me to see anything here!

Brgds

Alex
Forum: Antiquities Oct 21, 2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,208
Posted By AlexB
Hi That's great to look at. Wonder what year we...

Hi

That's great to look at. Wonder what year we talking about for this and is it ceremonial only?

Alex
Forum: Greek Sep 22, 2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 37,619
Posted By AlexB
Walking down memory lane - this was a pretty good...

Walking down memory lane - this was a pretty good call LOL

Alex
Forum: Advanced Topics Aug 1, 2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,460
Posted By AlexB
Horseshoe

The horseshoe seems to suggest an equestrian background for the owner of the box, or it was part of a club's posessions etc.

SC = South Carolina Jockey Club? :) I guess not...

Alex
Forum: Antiquities Jul 25, 2010, 05:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,721
Posted By AlexB
Looks a like a good bet - or Horus. Brgds Alex

Looks a like a good bet - or Horus.

Brgds

Alex
Forum: Antiquities Jul 22, 2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,721
Posted By AlexB
No idea but interesting! Looks like a a few gods...

No idea but interesting! Looks like a a few gods back to back - at least a couple of wings in there too.

Alex
Forum: Beginning Collectors Apr 22, 2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,434
Posted By AlexB
Hi Kevin I see why you might say Republic from...

Hi Kevin

I see why you might say Republic from the obverse but for me definately Celtic. Nice none-the-less.

Brgds

Alex
Forum: Medieval Mar 12, 2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,149
Posted By AlexB
Viking War Grave

Interesting find!:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/dorset/8563377.stm

Gehyrst ■u, sŠlida, hwŠt ■is folc sege­?
Hi willa­ eow to gafole garas syllan,
Šttrynne ord and ealde swurd,
■a...
Forum: Coin of the Day Mar 6, 2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,528
Posted By AlexB
Great story. I have had such agreements myself...

Great story. I have had such agreements myself amongst a few, select, friends! Note to self: watch out for friends that are armed.

Alex
Forum: Roman Mar 3, 2010, 01:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 15,639
Posted By AlexB
In the context of this conversation, these are...

In the context of this conversation, these are interesting!:

http://www.deamoneta.com/en/auctions/search/17?c=Monete+Barbariche

Brgds

Alex
Forum: Roman Mar 2, 2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 15,639
Posted By AlexB
Hi Nice and interesting coin, thanks for...

Hi

Nice and interesting coin, thanks for sharing. One comment though, the photo from the seller doesnt show the scratches/dents so well, esp on the obverse. Bit underhand or you knew? I know that...
Forum: Advanced Topics Feb 28, 2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,945
Posted By AlexB
Prison for not declaring a coin, $$$ and a nice...

Prison for not declaring a coin, $$$ and a nice pension if you saddle the country with $$$$$$ of debt for ad infintum.

Makes perfect sense!

(I know, 2 wrongs do not a right make) :)

Alex
Forum: Advanced Topics Feb 27, 2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,945
Posted By AlexB
Its actually NOT a coin, technically... The...

Its actually NOT a coin, technically...

The whole thing, in context of the world we live in, is a farce. Dont you think?

Brgds

Alex
Forum: Coin Photography Feb 25, 2010, 04:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 146,964
Posted By AlexB
Looks very good - can you put a gold or very...

Looks very good - can you put a gold or very shiny silver coin under the test please? This is the ultimate benchmark for me!

Brgds

Alex
Forum: Unlisted Coins Feb 23, 2010, 01:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,972
Posted By AlexB
Hi Martin Congrats, alwasy excitimg to find new...

Hi Martin

Congrats, alwasy excitimg to find new coins. The symbols in question here are the anchor/dolphin and the hippocamp?

Brgds

Alex
Forum: Coin Photography Feb 7, 2010, 04:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 146,964
Posted By AlexB
Dear Hammy Does the USB camera have built in...

Dear Hammy

Does the USB camera have built in lighting?

Brgds

Alex
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